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Hitachi Construction Machinery Launches Rigid Dump Trucks

Hitachi-150Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. launched two rigid dump truck models designed for use in large-scale mining operations anywhere in the world – the 180-ton payload class EH3500AC-3 (nominal payload with standard equipment of 181 tons, target gross machine operating weight of 322,000 kg), and the 220-ton payload class EH4000AC-3 (nominal payload with standard equipment of 221tons, target gross machine operating weight of 384,000 kg).

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Komatsu Launches Intelligent Machine Control Excavator

LH-Komatsu-150Komatsu America introduced the PC210LCi-10 intelligent Machine Control excavator to the North American market at a special event held at Komatsu Training and Demo Center in Cartersville, Ga. The event was attended by Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Smith, the only aggregates industry editor on-hand for the event.

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Cat Unveils Hydraulic Mining Shovel; Wheel Loader

LH-CAT-150In early November, Caterpillar unveiled two new products – 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel and 994K Wheel Loader – to trade press and customers during its Loading & Hauling Mining Focus Session at the company’s Tinaja Hills proving grounds, located south of Tucson, Ariz. Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Smith attended the one-day event.

 

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Doosan Telematics Package Now Standard

In response to greater demand for machine-to-machine communication, machine intelligence and remote equipment monitoring, Doosan has introduced an upgraded telematics package for its heavy equipment including excavators, wheel loaders and articulated dump trucks. The new system is called Doosan Telematics, and will be standard on all Doosan equipment, except for DX63-3 and DX85R-3 compact excavators.

 

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